8 edition of The World"s Wild Places found in the catalog.
October 9, 2006
by Firefly Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||224|
The Wild Places is a book by British writer Robert Macfarlane published in about the author's journey to explore and document the remaining wilderness of the British Isles. The book is separated into 15 chapters, each a description of Macfarlane's journey to a particular type of wild place, such as "Island", "Valley", and "Moor".Author: Robert Macfarlane. I was esp fascinated with the map he made of the wild areas he is exploring. Its a map that doesn't look like any you've ever seen. But it connects all of the places he is visiting, and shows how all of these places are indeed connected. The book isn't all nature - he weaves in local history, interesting people, and stories along the way/5(5).
Wild cats mostly live in exotic places most of us will never visit, but several species survive, often covertly, within or around villages and cities in many parts of the world (Famous Cougar That Was Holed Up Under L.A House Returns to the Wild). “Wild Cats of the World,” by Luke Hunter; illustrations by Priscilla Barrett. The same quiet optimism that inhabited his previous book, “Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination,” makes Macfarlane unwilling to accept the “obituaries for the wild” put out by.
The Last Great Wild Places Forty Years of Wildlife Photography by Thomas D. Mangelsen. National Outdoor Book Award winner for Design and Artistic Merit Chronicling legendary nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen's past 40 years of adventures in the field, this book captures the splendor of wild places and intimate moments with animals. About The Wild Places. From the author of The Old Ways and Underland, an “eloquent (and compulsively readable) reminder that, though we’re laying waste the world, nature still holds sway over much of the earth’s surface.” –Bill McKibben Winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature and a finalist for the Orion Book Award Are there any genuinely wild places left in.
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Series: Time-Life: The World's Wild Places. Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher.
For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an. The Wild Places is a book that inhales the zeitgeist, as well as the fresh air of open country. Sebald's prose is permanently conscious of the distance between self and surroundings: he is.
This large-format book from Colin Prior records his year journey through wilderness areas across the globe. His panoramic photography and personal journey provide an unforgettable story of the world's quickly disappearing wild places.5/5(1). This book is as close to true wilderness as we may ever find ourselves able to come.
The World's Wild Places is the culmination of ten years spent by one man waiting for dawn or dusk to spread its wings across impossibly remote lands at the furthest extremes of the Earth.5/5(6).
17 of the World's Most Wild and Beautiful Places Peer into picture-perfect journeys from the new National Geographic book Wild Beautiful Places. A worldwide survey on wild places around the world, which is part of a series of surveys on key environmental themes.
Wild places are being threatened by industry, agriculture, the building of settlements and roads, and tourism. Get this from a library.
The world's wild places. [John Howson] -- Examines wilderness areas of the world, the threats they face, and ways in which people can help to protect them both now and in the future. In The Wild Places, Robert MacFarlane sets out to find if there are any such environments left within the British Isles.
The book begins contemplatively, with the author journeying to one of his favourite local places, a beech wood outside the city of Cambridge where he lives, climbing a tree as is his wont, so he can sit and observe, and be part of, this sylvan idyll/5.
"The World's Wild Places" is the culmination of ten years spent by one man waiting for dawn or dusk to spread its wings across impossibly remote lands at the furthest extremes of the Earth. Colin Prior has been in a unique position to be able to witness first hand the impact of the human footprint on the planet.
InConservation International published a book called Wilderness: Earth's Last Wild Places, identifying 37 large areas where at least 70 percent of the land remained : Lorraine Boissoneault.
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Titles, Order. Africa's Rift Valley by/ Tell me about your first book choice: A Devil to Ride (), by Patricia Leitch. Certainly this is the first book that I remember loving for its setting. I was horse mad, but what I loved most was the idea of a girl my age growing up with all this space – and a wild horse she has rescued.
The Usborne Book of Wild Places book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This colourful book explores the exciting worlds of /5.
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For me it is always fascinating to visit places that are less traveled, that have some kind of a secret about them. With that light of discovery in the air, it seems like all the senses are sharper and perception is deeper.
These previously owned Time Life Books - The Worlds Wild Places are in a good condition. The corners of some of the books are slightly worn and/or slightly creased.
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The World's Wild Places / Time Life Books: mexico's sierra madre. The Wild Places is both an intellectual and a physical journey, and Macfarlane travels in time as well as space. Guided by monks, questers, scientists, philosophers, poets and artists, both living and dead, he explores our changing ideas of the wild/5().
Book Reviews: Robert Macfarlane's 'Underland' Explores Worlds Beneath Our Feet The beauty of Robert Macfarlane's writing, and of the natural world it.
His literary geography includes previous books like “The Old Ways” and “The Wild Places,” as well as “Landmarks,” a powerful retrieval of lost words analogous to lost worlds in wild. Where The Wild Things Go: Book Charts World’s Greatest Animal Perambulations.
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